The FairPrice Share-A-Textbook is into its 39th edition this year!

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This evergreen annual project is part of their ongoing effort to help needy families provide for their children’s education, promote recycling and encourage thrift among Singaporeans. Since its launch in 1983, the project has helped over 280,000 needy students save in textbook expenses, through the collection of about four million textbooks.

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With the COVID-19 pandemic this year, lending a helping hand to those in need is now more crucial than ever. Let’s stand stronger together by keeping up the spirit of caring and sharing. You can play your part by donating your pre-loved textbooks from 26 October to 30 November 2021.

Which Textbooks are accepted?

They welcome all textbooks that are in the current syllabus and in usable condition (i.e. no torn / missing pages and no scribbling).

You can check the list of approved textbooks here.

Will FairPrice take in assessment books, story books or encyclopedias?

Yes, they do. They will be sorted under the ‘Reference / Others’ category for collection.

Where can I donate?

This year, members of the public may donate their pre-loved textbooks for the project at:

  • 81 FairPrice stores island wide, including Warehouse Club, FairPrice Xtra hypermarkets, FairPrice Finest stores, selected FairPrice supermarkets, and FairPrice Xpress stores at Esso service stations.

Donation Period: 26 October to 30 November 2021


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When is the public* distribution period?

Members of the public are welcome to pick up pre-loved textbooks from 12 to 15 December 2021 at Arena @ Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk, Singapore 528523. However, please pre-book your preferred date and time-slot before the distribution

* In addition to the above four days, students under the Priority Collection Scheme may also choose to pick up their textbooks on 11th December 2021.

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